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Samsung Innovation Campus Up-skills 3000 less privileged students in AI, IoT, Big Data and Coding

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Samsung, a leading consumer electronics brand, has upskilled 3,000 less-privileged students from eight cities across India in future tech domains such as Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Big Data and Coding & Programming, making them job ready and helping them get relevant job placements. Samsung’s flagship programme – Samsung Innovation Campus was launched last year in eight campuse and the campus programme was executed by Electronics Sectors Skills Council of India (ESSCI) through its nationwide network of approved training and education partners. The final batch of 120 students of Samsung Innovation Campus are from Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University in Lucknow.

On November 23, these students were felicitated and given certificates at a ceremony held in Lucknow in the presence of Sanjay Singh, Vice Chancellor, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University Dr. Shishir Kumar, Dean, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Dr. Abhilasha Gaur, COO (officiating CEO) ESSCI, Hyun Kim, Corporate Vice President, Samsung Southwest Asia and Mr. Shubham Mukherjee, Head CSR, Samsung SWA 

At Samsung, we believe in the power of the youth and want to contribute in creating a pool of skilled workforce to better India’s digital future. Through Samsung Innovation Campus, we want to empower the youth and create opportunities for them in future tech domains, further boosting India’s growth story and strengthening our commitment to the country. We are elated to have witnessed such talent and potential in these students who are now ready and skilled to digitally transform the world around us,” said Hyun Kim, Corporate Vice President, Samsung Southwest Asia.

. Of the total 3,000 students trained under the programme, around a third are from Uttar Pradesh. These students will now appear in job fairs and begin their journey in the real world.

“The Samsung Innovation Campus programme, with courses in Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Big Data and Coding & Programming, is strengthening the skills ecosystem in the country and is an important step to make India the skills capital of the world,” said Dr. Abhilasha Gaur, Chief Operating Officer (Officiating CEO), ESSCI. 

Samsung Innovation Campus aims to upskill youth aged 18 to 25 years in future technologies and enhance their employability. These are key technology skills for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. During the programme, participants receive instructor-led classroom training through approved training and education partners of ESSCI across the country. Youth enrolled in the programme undergo classroom training and complete their hands-on capstone project work in their selected technology areas – Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Big Data and Coding & Programming. They are also imparted soft skills training to enhance their employability and facilitate job placements in relevant organizations.

Those opting for the AI course undergo 270 hours of theory training and complete 80 hours of project work while those doing the IoT or the Big Data course undergo 160 hours of training and complete 80 hours of project work. Participants opting for the Coding & Programming course do 80 hours of training and become part of a Hackathon. With Samsung Innovation Campus, Samsung is expanding its CSR initiatives that focus on education and skilling of youth in India. Apart from Samsung Innovation Campus, Samsung runs another CSR programme in India, Solve for Tomorrow, through which it is empowering the leaders of tomorrow and equipping them with the tools they will need to realize meaningful change. Through the programme, Samsung aims to foster a culture of innovative thinking and problem solving among the nation’s youth.

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